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MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

MSSP CyberCX Buys OffSec Testing Company Insomnia Security

MSSP CyberCX purchases offensive security (OffSec) testing firm Insomnia Security to extend its New Zealand market reach.

DDoS Attacks on New Zealand Stock Exchange Highlight Global Spike in ISP Assaults

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks rocked New Zealand’s stock exchange operator (NZX) for five days. Here’s a closer look at the NZX DDoS attacks.

China Harnesses Taidoor Malware for Remote Access Attacks, DHS Warns

China’s government leverages Taidoor malware for remote access trojan attacks, according to The Department of Homeland Security’s CISA, the FBI, and the Department of Defense (DoD) warning.

CyberCX Acquires Cybersecurity Solutions Provider Basis Networks

Managed security services provider (MSSP) CyberCX buys cybersecurity solutions provider Basis Networks & explores network security market opportunities.

Global Email Phishing Attacks Allegedly Tied to India Services Provider

India-based IT security services provider BellTroX Info Tech allegedly launched email phishing attacks against private equity firm KKR, short seller Muddy Waters & more.

NTT Communications Data Breach: Emerging Details

NTT Communications apparently suffered a data breach. Hackers used Microsoft Active Directory as a stepping stone in the remote attack, initial NTT analysis suggests.

Exabeam Eyes Asia-Pacific Expansion, Records 100% YoY Growth

Security information & event management (SIEM) platform provider Exabeam eyes growth in the Asia Pacific region & announces its first Japanese release.

Ransomware Attacks Toll Group for Second Time in 2020

Nefilim ransomware attacks Toll Group’s technology network. Global logistics company has over 1,200 locations. Earlier attack involved Mailto ransomware.

DHS, CISA Warn of North Korea Cyber Threat

North Korea is an escalating cyber threat to the international community, the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury and Homeland Security allege.

Deloitte Acquires Australian Information Security Firm Zimbani

Managed security services provider (MSSP) Deloitte buys Zimbani, a cybersecurity intelligence provider, & will add the company to its Australia cyber practice.